Andy Murray

Knowledge Identifier: +Andy_Murray


Andy Murray

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Category: Tennis

Born in 1987.

Countries: United Kingdom (25%), United States (14%), (12%)

Main connections: Rafael Nadal, Australian Open, US Open (tennis)

Linked to: Adidas, Association of Tennis Professionals, Head, Schiller International School




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Andy Murray was born in 1987 add something


In Canada, Murray became the first player since Andre Agassi in 1995 to defend the Canadian Masters add something


He became the first Briton since Greg Rusedski in 1997 to reach a major final when he overcame Nadal in the semi-finals after a four-set battle, beating him for the first time in a rain-affected match that lasted for two days add something


James Ward (tennis) - Ward beat Lithuanian No2 Laurynas Grigelis 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 and became the first Briton other than Tim Henman, Greg Rusedski or Andy Murray to win a live rubber since Andrew Richardson beat Zimbabwe's Byron Black in 1997


In the third round, Murray lost to 2002 Wimbledon finalist David Nalbandian add something


Sam Querrey - In the singles, Querrey defeated 2002 Wimbledon semifinalist Xavier Malisse in five sets to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time, where he lost to Andy Murray


As a junior Murray reached as high as No. 6 in the world in 2003 add something


In July 2003, Murray started out on the Challenger and Futures circuit add something


In the 2004-instated combined rankings, Murray reached No. 2 in the world add something


In July 2004 Murray played a Futures event in Nottingham, where he lost to future Grand Slam finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round add something


In September 2004, he won the Junior !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) and was selected for the Davis Cup match against Austria later that month; however, he was not selected to play add something


Sergiy Stakhovsky - In 2004, he had his best junior result, losing in the final of the U.S. Open to Andy Murray, beating Donald Young in the first round


He completed the year ranked 64 and was named the 2005 BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year add something


Juan Martin del Potro - Del Potro is the only player other than the 'Big Four' of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray to have won a men's grand slam singles title since 2005


Marin Cilic - In 2005, he won the French Open title in Boy's singles, beating Andy Murray in the semi-final and Antal van der Duim in the final


At the ATP Masters Series event in Cincinnati Murray became only one of two players, alongside Rafael Nadal, to defeat Roger Federer in 2006 add something


Federer won the first professional match they played, however since 2006, Federer has failed to regain his lead over Murray add something


Getting his season under way at the Adelaide International, Murray won his opening match of 2006 against Paolo Lorenzi in three sets, before bowing out to Tomá? Berdych add something


In 2006, there was uproar after a match with Kenneth Carlsen add something


Alexandr Dolgopolov - Alex has played two games for his country so far: in 2006 he lost to Andy Murray in Odessa, in a match against Great Britain


Kirsten Flipkens - For Wimbledon 2006 she partnered British no. 2 Andy Murray in mixed doubles


Andy Roddick - He bowed out to Andy Murray in the semifinals of the SAP Open in San Jose, California, a reprise of 2006


Greg Rusedski - Rusedski finally reclaimed the British No. 1 spot on 15 May 2006, overtaking Andy Murray by getting to the third round of the Rome Masters Event


Brad Gilbert - On July 26, 2006, Gilbert was announced as taking over the coaching duties of Scottish player Andy Murray


In 2007, Murray suggested that tennis had a match fixing problem, stating that everyone knows it goes on, in the wake of the investigation surrounding Nikolay Davydenko add something


In his final tournament of 2007 in Paris, Murray went out in the quarter-finals to Richard Gasquet add something


He achieved a top-10 ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals for the first time on 16 April 2007, and reached a career peak of World No. 2 from 17 to 31 August 2009 add something


Murray ended 2008 ranked fourth in the world add something


Murray is most proficient on a fast surface , although he has worked hard since 2008 on improving his clay court game add something


Murray re-entered the top-ten rankings early in 2008, winning the title at Qatar ExxonMobil Open over Stanislas Wawrinka add something


They have met three times at the ATP World Tour Finals, with Murray winning in Shanghai in 2008 and Federer in London in 2009 and 2010 add something


Roger Federer - In 2008, Federer won one Grand Slam singles title at the !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) over Briton Andy Murray


Feliciano Lopez - This was Lopez's best Grand Slam result thus far and he repeated it at Wimbledon in 2008, losing to Marat Safin in four sets, and again in 2011, losing to Andy Murray in straight sets


Stan Wawrinka - Wawrinka reached the fourth round of the 2008 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)), where British player Andy Murray defeated him in straight sets


Murray opened the 2009 season with a successful defence of his title at the Qatar Open in Doha , defeating Andy Roddick in straight sets add something


Murray wears Adidas sportswear; in 2009 he was signed up for a three year deal worth £15 million add something


During this time Murray achieved the highest ever ranking of a British male in the open era when he became world no. 3 on 11 May 2009 add something


Marin Cilic - He scored the biggest upset of the 2009 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) with a straight-sets victory over second-seeded Andy Murray in the fourth round


Simon Fuller - In 2009, Fuller took on personal representation of tennis player Andy Murray, guiding him to Grand Slam and Wimbledon wins and later helping the player to establish his own business


Jurgen Melzer - In 2009, Melzer again made a poor first quarter of the year, only managing one back-to-back win in his first ten tournaments, and it was at the 2009 Australian Open, where he reached the third round, losing to Andy Murray


The Championships, Wimbledon - The first match to be played in its entirety under the new roof took place between Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka on 29 June 2009, which Murray won


Rafael Nadal - With this loss, he relinquished the no. 2 spot to Andy Murray on 17 August 2009, ranking outside the top two for the first time since 25 July 2005


He wore Fred Perry apparel until early 2010, when he signed a five-year £10m contract with Adidas add something


On 27 July 2010, Andy Murray and his coach Maclagan split, and Murray replaced him with Àlex Corretja add something


Sam Querrey - In the final, Querrey faced world no. 4 and 2010 Australian Open finalist Andy Murray


Laura Robson - Robson began 2010 playing with Andy Murray in the Hopman Cup, as part of Great Britain's first team in the tournament since 1992


Mark Knowles - The event celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2010, bringing world no. 4 Andy Murray to the invitational, and followed suit with another star, Andy Roddick, at the 2011 edition


Guillermo Garcia-Lopez - To date, he has collected eight wins over top-10 players, including World No. 1 Rafael Nadal in 2010, and World No. 4 Andy Murray in 2012


At the 2011 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)), Murray battled from two sets down to win a five set, second round encounter with Robin Haase, but lost in semi-finals to Rafael Nadal in four sets add something


In 2011, Murray became the seventh player in the Open Era to reach the semi-finals of all four Grand Slam tournaments in one year add something


Murray lost three consecutive Grand Slam semi-finals to Nadal in 2011 from the French Open to the !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) add something


Murray won the doubles with his brother Jamie Murray, becoming the first person in the 2011 season to capture both singles and doubles titles at the same tournament add something


John Isner - Isner's best grand slam result was at the 2011 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) where he reached the quarterfinals, losing to Andy Murray


Ross Hutchins - On 1 April 2011, Ross Hutchins joined Andy Murray's coaching team, with Andy saying "I felt I needed another yes man"


Ivan Lendl - On 31 December 2011, Lendl was appointed coach to Andy Murray


Murray and Djokovic met again at the London 2012 Olympic Games, with Murray winning in straight sets to progress to the Gold Medal final against Federer add something


Murray next competed at the London 2012 Summer Olympics in singles, doubles and mixed doubles add something


The most recent meeting between the two came in the round robin stage of the 2012 ATP World Tour Finals, with Djokovic coming out on top with a three set win in their 7th meeting in 2012 add something


The pair never met in 2012, having been scheduled to meet in the semi-final of the Miami Masters before Nadal withdrew with injury add something


Their most recent final was the 2012 Shanghai Masters final, which Murray lost in three sets add something


This table is accurate as of the end of the 2012 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) add something


In June 2012, the Swiss watch manufacturer Rado announced that Murray had signed a deal to wear their D-Star 200 model add something


As of September 2012, Murray has an estimated wealth of £26m add something


Ivan Dodig - At the 2012 US Open he beat Qualifier Hiroki Moriya in the first round and faced Andy Murray in the second round


Josiah Ritchie - He remained the last British player to win an Olympic medal in singles until Andy Murray won Gold in the 2012 games, in London


Harold Mahony - He was the last Scottish born player to win a grand slam until Andy Murray won the US Open in 2012


Head (company) - Head proved to be successful in 2012, with three unique Major winners during the year: Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open, Maria Sharapova at the French Open and Andy Murray at the US Open


Guillermo Garcia-Lopez - In 2012, he upset Andy Murray at Indian Wells in the second round


Jeremy Chardy - In the 2012 Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Jérémy Chardy upset the defending champion and Olympic singles gold medalist Andy Murray in straight sets


Ivan Lendl - Starting in 2012, he became Andy Murray's coach


Roger Federer - On 8 July 2012, Federer defeated Andy Murray in four sets in the 2012 Wimbledon Final, regaining the world number-one ranking in the process


Novak Djokovic - On 2 August 2012, Djokovic defeated French fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and advanced to the semi-finals of Olympics, where he was beaten by Andy Murray of Britain in straight sets


Victoria Azarenka - Azarenka got her first Gold medal in the 2012 Olympic games on 5 August 2012 with Max Mirnyi for Belarus, defeating Andy Murray and Laura Robson of Great Britain


Sean Connery - His last public appearance was on 11 September 2012 at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, supporting tennis player and fellow Scotsman Andy Murray


Rafael Nadal - On 11 September 2012, Nadal fell to a world no. 4 ranking, his lowest since 2010, as 2012 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)) winner Andy Murray climbed to no. 3


In 2013 Murray beat Federer for the first time in a Major in the semi-finals of the Australian Open, prevailing in five sets add something


Murray began his 2013 season by retaining his Brisbane International title, defeating Grigor Dimitrov in the final in straight sets add something


Murray trying to win his second Major in a row, began the 2013 Australian Open well with a straight sets victory over Dutchman Robin Haase add something


In February 2013, Murray bought Cromlix House for £1,8 million with plans to turn it into a 15-room five-star hotel set to open in 2014 add something


As of May 2013, they are currently ranked nos add something


On 15 May 2013 at the Rome Masters, Murray retired due to a hip injury during his second round match against Marcel Granollers on his 26th birthday add something


In June 2013, Murray will team up with former British number 1 Tim Henman for a charity doubles match against Murray's coach and eight-time grand slam champion Ivan Lendl, and world no. 6 Tomá? Berdych at the Queen's Club in London, to raise money for Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, following the diagnosis of fellow Brit Ross Hutchins with Hodgkins Lymphoma add something


As a result of his Wimbledon win, Murray was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in December 2013 add something


Roger Federer - Federer was beaten by Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the 2013 Australian Open


Harold Mahony - Mahony remained the last Scot to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon, until the triumph of Andy Murray at the 2013 championships; a point raised by the Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, in a radio interview


Stan Wawrinka - This partnership has been credited for improvement in Wawrinka's performance in important matches, and was evident in his victories over Andy Murray at the 2013 !US_Open (US_Open_(tennis)), and Novak Djokovic at the 2014 Australian Open as well as his improved consistency


David Ferrer - Upon reaching the final of the Miami Masters, which he lost to Andy Murray after holding a championship point in the deciding set, Ferrer moved back into the top four at Nadal's expense, in the week starting 1 April 2013


Leigh Halfpenny - In December 2013 Halfpenny was selected as BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year and was runner-up for BBC Sports Personality of the Year to Andy Murray


Regarding the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, Murray has stated that, "I will think about it, speak to some people and try to see what is best for the country add something


In April 2014, Murray was awarded Freedom of Stirling and became a Doctor of the University of Stirling in recognition of his services to tennis add something


In June 2014, following the death of Elena Baltacha, Murray featured in an event known as 'Rally for Bally add something


In December 2014, Murray signed a 4-year partnership with athletic apparel company Under Armour add something


Tennis - As of 2014 the "Big Four" in men's tennis includes Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray who have won 36 of the 38 majors from the 2005 French Open to the 2014 Wimbledon Championships


Tommy Robredo - This was evident in his match in 2014 against Andy Murray in the Valencia Open, where he gave Murray many opportunities to recover from his strong groundstrokes


Jesse Levine - By July 2014 he was back to hitting on practice courts, and though his elbow was troubling him when serving he trained during the summer with Andy Murray


In their most recent meeting, Andy Murray beat Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 for the first time in a clay court final at the Madrid Open in 2015 add something


In August 2015, Murray announced that the couple are expecting their first child add something


Commonwealth Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome - In 2015 the Great Britain Davis Cup team played the United States in the first round and Australia in the Semi-final at the 2015 Davis Cup, featuring top British player and world number three Andy Murray


Jessica Ennis - She finished third in the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, behind Rugby League player Kevin Sinfield and winner Andy Murray


Queen's Club Championships - They are Major Ritchie, Anthony Wilding, Roy Emerson, John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray who won his fourth title in 2015


Donald Young (tennis) - In March 2015 Young played Andy Murray in a Davis Cup tie and lost in 4 sets 6-1 6-1 4-6 6-2


Jonas Bjorkman - In March 2015 he joined Andy Murray's coaching team


Jonas Bjorkman - Jonas Björkman joined Andy Murray's team in April 2015, helping Murray win for the BMW Open in Munich his first clay court title


Murray began his 2016 season by playing in the Hopman Cup, pairing with Heather Watson again add something


Murray played his first competitive tournament of 2016 at the Australian Open where he was aiming to win his first title there after four runner-up finishes add something


In June 2016 Ivan Lendl agreed to return to his former role as Murray's coach add something


As of 31 October 2016, Andy has held the No. 2 ranking a total of 76 weeks add something


Queen's Club Championships - In 2016 Andy Murray won the singles title for a record fifth time


Ivan Lendl - On June 12, 2016, it was announced that Lendl had rejoined Andy Murray's coaching team


Murray was knighted in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to tennis and charity add something


She gave birth to the couple's second child, a daughter, in November 2017 add something


Murray signed with Castore for the 2019 season which Murray called his last deal before announcing his retirement add something


On 11 January 2019, Murray announced that he would likely retire in the following months, and if possible, he would like Wimbledon to be his last tournament add something


On 16 May 2019, Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, two years after he has been awarded the honour add something


Justin Gimelstob - On May 1 2019, Gimelstob resigned from the ATP Player Council after pressure from leading players Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray